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As the Girls Go   

 
Winter Garden Theatre , (11/13/1948 - 7/09/1949)
Broadway Theatre , (9/14/1949 - 1/14/1950)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Nov 13, 1948   
Closing Date:Jan 14, 1950 Total Performances:414

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: January 1953, NY, Washington DC.
Comments: Had a nine week lay-off due to Bobby Clark's illness during the Summer of 1948.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Michael Todd
Music by Jimmy McHugh; Lyrics by Harold Adamson; Book by William Roos; Vocal Director: Hugh Martin; Music arranged by Hugh Martin; Music orchestrated by Ted Royal
Staged by Howard Bay; Choreographed by Hermes Pan
Production Design by Howard Bay; Costume Design by Oleg Cassini
General Manager: Ben F. Stein
Production Manager: Frank Hall; Production Stage Manager: David Jones; Associate Stage Mgr: Frank Coletti
Conducted by Max Meth; Music Contractor: Jack Saunders
General Press Representative: Bill Doll; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner; Press Representative: Dick Williams, Michael O'Shea and Byron Bentley
Cast
Bobby Clark Waldo Wellington
Irene Rich Lucille Thompson Wellington
Jeanette Aquilina Dancing Ensemble
Truly Barbara Secret Service Woman
Show Girl
Betty Lou Barto Mickey Wellington
Lois Bolton Member of "Daughters of the Boston Tea Party"
James Brock Dancing Ensemble
John Brophy White House Visitor
Bob Burkhardt Singing Ensemble
Bill Callahan Kenny Wellington
Marlene Cameron Child
Dean Campbell Singing Ensemble
Carmina Cansino Dancing Ensemble
Arline Castle Dancing Ensemble
Hobart Cavanaugh Barber
Charles Chartier Dancing Ensemble
Babs Claire Dancing Ensemble
Peter Conlow Dancing Ensemble
Dick Dana Blinky Joe
Barbara Davis Singing Ensemble
Jessie Elliott Dancing Ensemble
James Elsegood Dancing Ensemble
Claire Louise Evans Member of "Daughters of the Boston Tea Party"
Yvette Fairhill Dancing Ensemble
Lydia Fredericks Singing Ensemble
Christina Frerichs Dancing Ensemble
Pat Gaston Show Girl
Betty George Singing Ensemble
John Gray Singing Ensemble
Claire Grenville Member of "Daughters of the Boston Tea Party"
Pearl Hacker Singing Ensemble
Pauline Hahn Child
Donny Harris Tommy Wellington
Mildred Hughes Diane
Show Girl
Cavada Humphrey Miss Swenson
Patty Ann Jackson Dancing Ensemble
June Kirby Secret Service Woman
Margaret Jean Klein Dancing Ensemble
Frances Krell Dancing Ensemble
Marjorie Leach Member of "Daughters of the Boston Tea Party"
Kathryn Lee Premiere Danseuse
Douglas Luther Floyd Robinson
President of Potomac College
Singing Ensemble
Jonathan Marlowe Child
Norma Marlowe Child
Pat Marlowe Dancing Ensemble
Abbe Marshall Singing Ensemble
Ila McAvoy Dancing Ensemble
Ellen McCowan Singing Ensemble
Mickey Miller Show Girl
George Morris Singing Ensemble
Toni Parker Dancing Ensemble
Dorothea Pinto Daphne
Show Girl
Joyce Reedy Dancing Ensemble
William Reedy Photographer
Dancing Ensemble
Bobby Roberts Dancing Ensemble
Jack Russell Ross Miller
Singing Ensemble
Guard
Clifford Sales Child
Joseph Schenck Dancing Ensemble
Eugene Schwab Dancing Ensemble
John Sheehan Guard
Singing Ensemble
Gregg Sherwood Secret Service Man
Diane Sinclair Dancing Ensemble
Judy Sinclair Singing Ensemble
Kenneth Spaulding Photographer
Dancing Ensemble
Curt Stafford Butler
Singing Ensemble
Eugene Steiner Child
Jo Sullivan Singing Ensemble
Ruth Thomas Secretary
Show Girl
Norma Thornton Dancing Ensemble
Larry Villani Dancing Ensemble
Betty Jane Watson Kathy Robinson
Rosemary Williamson Darlene
Show Girl
Understudies: Marlene Cameron (Mickey Wellington), Carmina Cansino (Kathy Robinson), Dick Dana (Barber), Claire Louise Evans (Lucille Thompson Wellington), Ellen McCown (Kathy Robinson), Jack Russell (Blinky Joe), Clifford Sales (Tommy Wellington), Diane Sinclair (Miss Swenson) and Kenneth Spaulding (Kenny Wellington)
Tony Award®
winner 1949 Best Conductor and Musical Director [winner]
Conducted by Max Meth
music by Jimmy McHugh; lyrics by Harold Adamson
ACT 1Sung By
As the Girls Go Waldo Wellington and Girls
Nobody's Heart But Mine Kathy Robinson and Kenny Wellington
Brighten Up and Be a Little Sunbeam Waldo Wellington and Children
Rock, Rock, Rock Kenny Wellington and Kathy Robinson
It's More Fun Than a Picnic Mickey Wellington and Children
American Cannes Waldo Wellington and Girls
You Say the Nicest Things, Baby Kathy Robinson, Kenny Wellington and Singing Girls
I've Got the President's Ear Waldo Wellington and Girls
Holiday in the Country Entire Company
ACT 2Sung By
There's No Getting Away from You Kathy Robinson and Singing, Dancing Ensemble
Lucky in the Rain Kenny Wellington, Kathy Robinson and Ensemble
Father's Day Waldo Wellington, Lucille Thompson Wellington, Kenny Wellington, Mickey Wellington and Tommy Wellington
It Takes a Woman to Get a Man Waldo Wellington and Ensemble
You Say the Nicest Things, Baby (Reprise)Waldo Wellington and Lucille Thompson Wellington